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Which tag is used to define the abbreviation of an element in HTML ?

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  • Last Updated : 17 Oct, 2022
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In this article we will discuss about the tag that is used to define an abbreviation.

The <abbr> tag in HTML is used to define the abbreviation or the short form of an element. The <abbr> and <acronym> tags are used as shortened versions and used to represent a series of letters. The abbreviation is used to provide useful information to the browsers, translation systems, and search-engines.


<abbr title="">Short form</abbr>
  • Attribute: This tag accepts an optional attribute as mentioned above and described below:
  • title: It is used to specify extra information about the element. When the mouse moves over the element then it shows the information.



<!DOCTYPE html>
    <h2>This is <abbrgrt; Tag</h2>
    <abbr title="GeeksforGeeks">GFG</abbr>
    <abbr title="Hyper text Preprocessor">PHP</abbr>


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